Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81272096, 81471875, 81571908, 81501675)
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (2014A030313099, 2014A030310117)
Guangdong Science and Technology Department (2016B090916001, 2015A020212009)
Guangzhou Municipal Science and Technology Project (201508020111)
Sun Yat-sen University (2013001, 2017013)
Received: 19 December 2018
Revised: 15 April 2019
Accepted: 16 April 2019
First Online: 11 September 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All procedures involving animals were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees at Sun Yat-Sen University and conducted in accordance with the national guidelines on animal care. Human EBCs were isolated from the donor skin (1 × 1 cm<sup>2</sup>) of patients who needed skin grafting from the Department of Burn Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University. The informed consent was obtained from the volunteers or their legal representatives prior to their participation. The research procedure was performed in compliance with the Declaration of Helsinki and approved by the Institutional Review Board of First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University.
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